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Enjoy touring New Zealand's North & South Islands

Would you like to tour all of New Zealand by coach? These tours, selected by our team, travel through the North and South Islands. Browse escorted holidays and custom coach touring experiences that offer you the best of both New Zealand's main islands.
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Grand Pacific 14 Day New Zealand Panorama

14 days from Christchurch to Auckland

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Walter Peak station, Lake Wakatipu
Grand Pacific Tours
 Escorted coach tour
 Hotel 3 star - 13 nights
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The Grand Pacific 14 day New Zealand Panorama tour explores the top locations and attractions on both the North and South Islands. Starting in Christchurch visit the deep south and Fiordland National Park, Queenstown, the West Coast Glaciers before crossing the Southern Alps on board the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train. Head north crossing the Cook Strait to the capital city of Wellington before 2 nights in the cultural and thermal wonderland of Rotorua before finishing in Auckland, the City of Sails. A true panoramic view of New Zealand – add two days & see the Bay of Islands too.

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AAT Kings 14 Day New Zealand Vista

14 days from Auckland to Christchurch

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Interislander Ferry, Wellington Port
AAT Kings
 Escorted coach tour
 Hotel 3 star - 13 nights
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 Viewed 200 times in the last 7 days
 

A comprehensive tour travelling from Auckland in the North to Milford Sound in the South. Visit the major cities and locations with time to explore and some great activities included. Visit the Waitomo Glow Worm caves, experience a Maori cultural show and Hangi, sample rural life at the Agrodome an immerse yourself in the past and present at Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum. Cross the Cook Strait on the Interislander ferry before exploring the dramatic and very different mountain scenery of the South Island. A cruise on Milford Sound is a highlight and you also get to take one of New Zealand's famous scenic trains as part of your tour, The Tranz Alpine train between Arthurs Pass and Christchurch. * Please note the tour departing on the 13th of December 2016 does not include the Tranz Alpine train, as the train does not run on Christmas day. The train will be replaced with a coach sector.

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Grand Pacific 19 Day New Zealand Showcase

19 days from Auckland to Christchurch

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Grand Pacific tours, New Zealand
Grand Pacific Tours
 Escorted coach tour
 Hotel 4 star - 18 nights
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One of the most popular and comprehensive Nationwide tours. Encompassing the major locations and attractions plus much more. Inclusions range from a Bay of Islands cruise to a visit to a working dairy farm to the historic Arrowtown. This itinerary presents a wonderful slice of New Zealand's spectacular scenery, history and its way of life.

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Grand Pacific 16 Day Highlights of New Zealand

16 days from Christchurch to Auckland

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Road to Mount Cook
Grand Pacific Tours
 Escorted coach tour
 Hotel 3 star - 15 nights
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 Viewed 112 times in the last 7 days
 

The Grand Pacific 16 day Highlights tour explores the top locations and attractions on both the North and South Islands. Starting in Christchurch visit the deep south and Fiordland National Park, Queenstown, the West Coast Glaciers before crossing the Southern Alps onboard the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train. Head north crossing the Cook Strait to the capital city of Wellington before 2 nights in the cultural and thermal wonderland of Rotorua. Another 2 nights in the tropical Bay of Islands before returning to Auckland, the City of Sails. A true highlights of New Zealand tour.

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AAT Kings 18 Day Best of New Zealand

18 days from Auckland to Christchurch

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Lake Mackenzie, Cantebury
AAT Kings
 Escorted coach tour
 Hotel 4 star - 17 nights
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This 18 day tour visits and explores New Zealand's major attractions and locations. Experience Auckland City, Bay of Islands, Waitomo, Rotorua and the capital city of Wellington before crossing to the South Island. Enjoy the high country near Mt Cook, Dunedin, the Edinburgh of the South and then into Milford Sound. Queenstown is always a highlight for visitors before continuing to the West Coast Glaciers and taking the famous Tranz Alpine train back to Christchurch. 

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Grand Pacific 11 day Ultimate Warbirds Over Wanaka Tour

11 days from Christchurch to Wellington

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Wanaka, New Zealand
Grand Pacific Ultimate Small Group Touring
 Small group tour (escorted)
 Hotel 4 star - 10 nights
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 Viewed 152 times in the last 7 days
 

Take an 11 day tour over Easter 2018 to see the Warbirds over Wanaka International Airshow. Nestled on the shores on an azure blue lake amongst the mighty peaks of the Southern Alps, the natural amphitheatre created by these mountains provides a backdrop of stunning scenery.

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11 day New Zealand Southbound Explorer

11 days from Auckland to Christchurch

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Waitomo limestone caves
Thrifty Tours
 Independent (daily departures)
 Motels - 10 nights
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 Viewed 71 times in the last 7 days
 

This 11 day tour allows you to experience the highlights of New Zealand.  In the North Island you’ll experience the unique Maori culture in Rotorua and the glowworm caves of Waitomo.  Then fly south for an exploration of the natural wonders of the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, Milford Sound, the West Coast Glaciers and Queenstown.

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Grand Pacific 19 Day Rail & Coach Tour

19 days from Auckland to Christchurch

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Grand Pacific tours, New Zealand
Grand Pacific Tours
 Escorted coach tour
 Hotel 4 star - 18 nights
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 Viewed 93 times in the last 7 days
 

This extremely popular tour has been designed specifically for rail enthusiasts to enjoy the best of New Zealand at a relaxed pace. This exceptional itinerary includes four breathtaking rail journeys whilst visiting many attractions and including a wide range of activities.

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AAT Kings 14 Day New Zealand Marvel

14 days from Christchurch to Auckland

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Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
AAT Kings
 Escorted coach tour
 Hotel 3 star - 13 nights
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 Viewed 67 times in the last 7 days
 

Explore the spectacular South Island, its mountains, lakes, fiords, rivers, and valleys before heading across the Cook Strait to the capital city of Wellington. Experience the Maori cultural centre of Rotorua and the fascinating Waitomo Glow Worm caves before arriving into New Zealand's largest and most diverse city of Auckland.

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AAT Kings 10 Day Contrasts of New Zealand

10 days from Auckland to Christchurch

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Gibbston Valley, New Zealand wine
AAT Kings
 Escorted coach tour
 Hotel 4 star - 9 nights
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 Viewed 63 times in the last 7 days
 

Visit the major cities and locations with time to explore and some great activities included. Visit the Waitomo Glow Worm caves, experience a Maori cultural show and Hangi and sample rural life at the Agrodome. Fly to Christchurch before exploring the dramatic and very different mountain scenery of the South Island. A cruise on Milford Sound is a highlight and you also get to take one of New Zealand's famous scenic trains as part of your tour, The Tranz Alpine train between and Christchurch and Arthurs Pass.

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Shardul Mude and Neharika Vinod Tupkari, 11 Day Explore New Zealand, Travelled on 9th July 2017
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